The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.78% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Cloud Services Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
33 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.19% 1.86% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 0
Average daily rate £425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Cambridge region.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure.

1 10 (83.33%) HTML
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) SOA
4 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) Google
4 5 (41.67%) Google Maps API
5 4 (33.33%) HTML5
5 4 (33.33%) CSS3
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) User Experience
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (16.67%) JSON
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) Analytics
7 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Content Management
7 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) MVC
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (8.33%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (8.33%) WebStorm
2 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
2 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Web Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) Google Maps API
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
3 4 (33.33%) CSS3
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) Bing Maps
5 2 (16.67%) JSON
5 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) REST
6 1 (8.33%) PhoneGap
6 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Content Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) UX Design
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) ECMAScript
4 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
4 1 (8.33%) Dart
4 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Google
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Apple